A Study on the Elements(MORT-TAC) of Situation Assessment at Disaster Sites

재난현장 상황평가 고려요소(MORT-TAC)에 관한 연구

  • 김성근 (동국대학교 대학원 경영정보학과) ;
  • 이영재 (동국대학교 경영대학 경영정보학과)
  • Received : 2016.10.26
  • Accepted : 2017.01.20
  • Published : 2017.01.28


Even well trained personnel may fall victim to panic, and a wrong assessment of the situation can turn a small accident into a huge disaster. At the disaster site, the event is commonly broadcasted in real time and is unfiltered. Thus, the commander of the site must be able to accurately assess the scene while not missing out on key considerations. Despite the necessity of good situational assessment, there is barely any research on this topic. This study utilizes METT-TC(Mission, Enemy, Troops, Terrain and weather, Time available, and Civil considerations) which is used by militaries to assess combat situations, and proposes MORT-TAC(Mission, Object, Resources available, Terrain and weather, Time available, Ability, and Civil considerations) as factors to consider in effectively controlling the disaster site. The standard model is used for assessing disaster scenes by applying the Delphi analytical method on each sub-factor of MORT-TAC.


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